University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Human Molecular Genetics

Within the human molecular genetics area there is an emphasis on the role of repetitive DNA sequences in health and disease, and in chromosome stability; research projects include: Studies to understand the molecular basis of myotonic dystrophy; the identification of genes involved in human developmental heart disorders; cardiac stem cells; the role of apoptosis in brain tumour development and therapy; artificial chromosomes and chromosome segregation; human genetic diversity; copy number analysis; molecular genetics of muscle disease; mouse models of muscle disorders; and molecular genetic approaches to anthropology and human population genetics.

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours degree; or equivalent in a in a biological-related subject; professional experience is considered; where English is not 1st language IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element); or TOEFL paper based: 573 with 4.5 in TWE are required.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

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